Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA February 2021

By Katharine Stephens, Ciara Hughes, Aaron Hetherington, Thomas Pugh, Mark Day, Charlotte Peacock, Emma Ikpe, Sophie Stoneham, Stephen Allen, Bryony Gold


In this month's report, we look at the High Court's decision regarding oppositions based on the earlier use of an unregistered mark in Yellow Bulldog Ltd v AP & Co Ltd (Morgan J; [2020] EWHC 3558 (Ch)). We also report on the GC’s assessment of likelihood of confusion in Monster Energy Company v EUIPO (T-35/20) and summarise the decision in Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO (T-328/17 RENV).

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